Current global evidence suggests that around 10 to 20 percent of people who develop COVID-19 experience a variety of mid- and long-term effects after recovering from their initial illness, the Lok Sabha was told on Friday. was informed. The Union Health Ministry had issued national comprehensive guidelines for the management of post-Covid sequelae on October 21, 2021, Minister of State for Health Bharti Praveen Pawar said in a written reply.
“According to the World Health Organisation, most people who develop the coronavirus make a full recovery, but current global evidence suggests that about 10 percent-20 percent of people recover from their initial illness after recovering from their initial illness. and experience long-term effects,” Pawar said in his reply. Long-term COVID symptoms include fatigue, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, memory, concentration or sleep problems, persistent cough, chest pain, difficulty speaking, muscle pain, loss of smell or taste, depression or Anxiety and fever may be involved.
Pawar said the national comprehensive guidelines for the management of post-Covid sequelae have detailed guidelines for doctors on the management of post-COVID complications affecting the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, nephrological, neurological and respiratory systems and rehabilitation from such complications. Guidance is included. She was responding to a question on the long-term problems due to COVID-19 and the estimation of the number of people suffering from such conditions/symptoms.
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